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  • Sophie Ioannou-Georgiou
    Many apologies for cross-postings ***2nd CALL FOR PAPERS*** * Deadline extended to 6th May, 2007 * New and Emerging Technologies in ELT Loyola College, Chennai
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 22, 2007
      Many apologies for cross-postings

      ***2nd CALL FOR PAPERS***

      * Deadline extended to 6th May, 2007 *

      New and Emerging Technologies in ELT

      Loyola College,
      Chennai (Madras), India,
      August 3 ¡V 5 , 2007


      This will be a three-day conference organized by ELTAI and the
      IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG. The event will host a variety of
      practical and theoretical presentations centering on the
      conference¡¦s theme of new and emerging technologies. The talks and
      workshops will cater both to experienced and novice teacher-users of
      learning technologies.

      Papers addressing a variety of aspects in the application and
      research of New and Emerging Technologies in language teaching and
      learning will be considered. Main area of interest to the conference
      is Web 2.0 and its effects on the learning and teaching of
      languages. Other proposals which are related to the general area of
      learning technologies will also be considered. Sample areas of
      interest to the conference are:

      Ħpodcast and vodcast technology Ħ implementation of CMC technologies
      Ħ issues in teacher and learner training Ħ blogs and wikis
      Ħ research on implementation and effectiveness of Learning
      Technologies Ħ the use of Virtual Learning Environments Ħ Virtual
      Worlds


      CONFIRMED PLENARY PRESENTATIONS

      Prof James Coleman, Open University, UK
      ¡§Eeyore and the pixel dropout: what¡¦s wrong with technology-enhanced
      language learning?¡¨

      Phil Hubbard, Stanford University, USA
      ¡§Learner Training: a central issue for CALL¡¨

      Gary Motteram, University of Manchester, UK
      & Sophie Ioannou-Georgiou, Cyprus Pedagogical Institute, Cyprus
      ¡§Are language teachers fit for Web 6.0?¡¨

      Michael Coghlan, e-Learning Consultant, Australia
      ¡§Language learning in a connected world¡¨


      Proposals for contributions to the conference should be submitted by
      6th May 2007.

      For more information check the event¡¦s website at:
      http://www.ltsig.org.uk/
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